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Gastroenterology and nutrition patient information leaflets

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Barium enema

Description
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium enema.

Barium follow-through examination

Description
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium follow-through examination.

Barium swallow/meal examination

Description
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a barium swallow or meal examination.

Colonoscopy to check the large bowel

Description
Information about having a colonoscopy.

Functional abdominal pain disorders

Description
Information about functional abdominal pain disorders (FAPD) and the treatments that can help.

Gastroscopy to check the digestive system

Description
Information about having a gastroscopy.

Loopogram

Description
The aim of this leaflet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about your child having a loopogram.

Relaxation for your child

Description
Information to help you to manage your child's stress and anxiety.

Water-soluble contrast enema

Description
This leaflet will answer some of your questions about your child having a water-soluble contrast enema.

Water-soluble follow-through examination

Description
This leaflet will answer some of your questions about your child having a water-soluble follow-through examination.
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For an A-Z list of all our patient information leaflets, please see the parents and visitors section.